Senior Buyer

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Summary

Ensure that raw materials, component parts and outsourced parts are available for order fulfillment and production to meet customer delivery schedules at the most effective and efficient cost.

 

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that raw materials, component parts and outsourced parts are available for order fulfillment and production to meet customer delivery schedules at the most effective and efficient cost.
  • Purchases plant supplies, raw materials, other direct materials, services and equipment while employing the most effective cost control measures possible

Desired Qualifications

  • 3+ years of purchasing/buying experience in a manufacturing environment
  • 3+ year of procurement experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of supply chain process to include inventory management, receiving and logistical procedures
  • Experience with JIT material flow systems preferred
  • Experience in developing work procedures, instructions or standard operating procedures preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft software
  • Knowledge or ERP or MRP system preferred
  • Great organizational skills with a keen sense of urgency
  • Able to prioritize and make sound business decisions
  • Able to consistently live the LINDAR core values of integrity, teamwork, relationships, and initiative

Essential Job Functions

  • Ensure that raw materials, component parts and outsourced parts are available for order fulfillment and production to meet customer delivery schedules at the most effective and efficient cost.
  • Purchases plant supplies, raw materials, other direct materials, services and equipment while employing the most effective cost control measures possible.
  • Originates accurate and complete records of all purchasing transactions in the plant and reviews efficiency and economy of the purchasing function.
  • Selects mode of transportation for incoming shipments.
  • Coordinates purchasing across three businesses to ensure effective and streamlined purchasing.
  • Analyze, reconcile & coordinate purchase requirements through entire MRP/ERP to meet customer requirements.
  • Consistently monitor open purchase orders through to resolution to ensure vendor confirmations are being handled appropriately.
  • Maintain ERP system data on purchased items with regular maintenance.
  • Evaluate current suppliers for price, quality and delivery.
  • Resolve sub-par quality or deliver timing in an expedient manner.
  • Develop and maintain good supplier relationships by adhering to high standards of integrity and business ethics.
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to ensure on-time deliveries
  • Assist with initiating, compiling and analyzing RFQs in coordination of quoting demands from the sales team.
  • Work with the accounting team on cost savings
  • Maintains the file maintenance system for accurate data
  • Assures correct tax codes on purchase orders
  • Work under limited supervision, performing the wide range of assignments using mature judgment and expertise to develop solutions to specified problems.

Benefits

The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary and will be eligible to participate in a comprehensive benefits package.

  • 401 (k) with company match
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Job Type

Full Time

Location

Baxter, MN

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